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Alumna Adds Program Supporting Women in STEM to Long-Running Solo Show

In this recording of her 2018 talk at the MIT Women's unConference, Gioia De Cari SM '88 explains how after years of performing her play Truth Values: One Girl’s Romp Through M.I.T.’s Male Math Maze, she was driven to create an educational program to accompany it.
Nicole Estvanik Taylor Slice of MIT

Over Four Weeks at MIT, High School Girls Visualize a Future in Engineering

Malika Shahrawat ’18 discovered her love for engineering when she first visited MIT—not yet as a prospective student, but as a participant in the MIT Women’s Technology Program (WTP), a rigorous four-week residential program for female rising high school seniors.
Katherine J. Igoe Slice of MIT

Alumna Pushes Boundaries in PhD Pursuit

When Mareena Robinson-Snowden PhD ’17 graduated from MIT, she became the first self-identified American black woman to graduate with a PhD in nuclear engineering from the Institute.* If you ask her if the accomplishment was something she’d always dreamed about, the answer would be no.
Nicole Morell